Author: David Batashvili, Research Fellow at the Rondeli Foundation

This is a special issue of the Rondeli Russian Military Digest dedicated to the Russo-Ukrainian War, composed on the basis of numerous open sources.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

In the north of the frontline, Ukrainians advanced in the area of Lyman Pershyi and Synkivka, conducting attacks around Vilshana and Tavilzhanka.

Between Borova and Kupyansk, Russians withdrew from the remaining territory under their control on the eastern bank of the Oskil River.

West of Svatove, Ukrainians advanced in the direction of Raihorodka.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. Situation around Svatove by the noon, 7 October 2022. All information on the maps is approximate.


Black Sea Area

During the reported period, Ukrainians were consolidating control over the recently liberated areas.

Fighting occurred in Snihurivka, in the area south of Davydiv Brid, and around Pyatykhatky.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Russians continued attacks in the area around Bakhmut, taking at least part of village Vesela Dolyna.


No major territorial changes occurred in Donbas Area – SoutheastDonbas Area – South and Zaporizhzhia Area despite continued fighting.